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CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 12:30am EST
president joe biden takes the oath of office from justice sonia sotomayor. then, the wreath laying ceremony. then, president obama officially sworn in for a second term by chief justice john roberts. >> ladies and gentlemen, the vice president of the united states, accompanied by justice sonia sotomayor. [applause] >> the vice president has asked that we bless the occasion with prayer. so, let us pray. the profit micah reclaims did you have been told, mortal, what is good, and what the board requires a view, only to do justice and love goodness, walking calmly with your god. gracious god, we ask your blessing on your servant, joseph, as he renews the pledge he made to his country. in all the complexities that, this world, give us your wisdom so that he can know what is good and give him the courage to always do what is right. walk close by him so that he can do justice and labored tirelessly for a more just and gentle world. empower him to be a voice for those without a voice. for those on the margins, so easy -- easily overlook, you will judge us all for how we care for those among us. con
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 9:30pm EST
, vice president biden, the first lady and jill biden speak to donors before tomorrow's inauguration ceremony. >> a good evening,. thank you so much for joining us tonight. more than that, thank you for the kindness, friendship, and support that you have shown us since we began this long journey together. we would not be here without your help. that means so much to me and jill. joe and i are thrilled. i know you feel the same way, to have barack obama as our president for another four years. [applause]and michelle as first lady. [applause]i may be a little biased, but i cannot think of a better man than my husband to help our president lead our country for the next four years. [applause]as long as he has the privilege of serving this nation, i know that joe will keep fighting for american people every day. ladies and gentlemen, please join me in welcoming my husband, our vice president, joe biden. [applause]>> hello. i am joe biden, husbands, and i am delighted to be with you all here. let me begin with the simplest of statements. thank you. thank you, thank you, thank you. you are
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 2:30am PST
of president obama's second term, but joe biden is already commenting on possibly running for the top job himself in 2016. we'll show you what he said in a minute. first the new developments in the debate over guns in america. the national rifle association last night delivered a sharp response to president obama's inaugural address. speaking in reno, nevada, way waywayn wayne lapierre lashed out at one word from president obama. >> we cannot mistake absolutism, or treat name calling as reasoned debate. >> obama wants to turn the idea of absolutism into a dirty word, just another word for extremism. he wants you, all of you, and americans throughout all of this country, to accept the idea of principles as he sees fit. it's a way of redefining words so that commonsense is turned upside down and that nobody knows the difference. >> lapierre vowed not to give ground on gun control including efforts to increase background checks. a new poll found 92% of americans favor background checks for all gun buyers. >> he wants to put every private, personal firearms transaction under the thumb of the
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
as well. >> ed, what was that about? >> it's hard to figure. >> and biden's going out -- >> killing it. >> week in, week out, joe biden is going out, making the deals that have got to be done. he's the mvp of the past six months. this is really sticking it to a guy that has been saying since 2009 he wants to run for president. >> it's hard to figure, if this was at the end of the administration, maybe it makes sense. but the president's going to need joe biden and need him all out for the next four years, no question. >> so what's going on? by the way, you love hillary. you love joe. we all do. >> we all do. >> this doesn't make any sense. >> i think down the road -- first of all, i do think that there's something about just saying, look, this was a great collaboration. we want to put an exclamation point on a great collaboration team of rivals. look, hillary's more popular than the president right now. the president might have had as much to gain on that as hillary did, number one. number two, i think that the president, down the road, could be the peacemaker, the person who comes in
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 7:00pm PST
corporations to pay for any of the festivities. joe biden warmed up the crowd. he wanted to not only thank the big money donors for 2012 but he has an eye on 2016 and might be reaching out for them for campaign contributions. >> yeah, i heard a little something about that. look, i remember i am sure the rest of the nation does, too. the president and chief justice john roberts had an interesting day the first time they tried to do the oath thing. >> didn't go so well. chief justice roberts four years ago tried to memorize the oath, slipped up a little bit. he had to come back over to the white house from the hill within a day or so and redo it behind closed doors just to make sure legally the president had been sworn into office. no hiccups today. he brought note cards. what was striking about it was how simple the ceremony was how brief it was. it was in the blue room at the white house. a small room. it was really just -- since it was so small just family close friends and beyond the historic moment the president had a moment as a dad to celebrate this with his daughters. take a look. >>
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am EST
the national anthem. >>> both president obama and vice president biden were officially sworn in yesterday. in speeches last night at the in the balancing museum being both men talked about the inspiration for a better future this term. >> in the week and months ahead, we'll reduce gun violence here in america. amer we're going pass comprehensive immigration reform. and we're going to put this nation's economy on a sustainable path to the future. >> the decency, the goodness, the resilience, the neighborliness, the patriotism, the sense of duty, the sense of responsibility of the american people, you have inspired me throughout. roughout. >> of course, all this weekend's events are leading up to the big moment later this morning when president obama takes the oath of office in public. next hour, we'll go live to the u.s. capitol fay look at preparations happening there. right now, it is 5:22. hope you are having a great day. thank you for joining us this morning. with be right back. ght back. -- we'll be right back. ck.  >>> and you are taking a live look at the white house. i wonder i
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
? plus, the secretary of state hillary clinton exits the stage, and presidevice president biden profile expands. joining me former senator and now incoming president of the heritage foundation, former senator jim demint income. president of the naacp jim jealous. nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. plus, nbc news special correspondent ted koppel. >> "meet the press" is brought we know why we're here. ♪ to connect our forces to what they need, when they need it. ♪ to help troops see danger, before it sees them. ♪ to answer the call of the brave and bring them safely home. [ female announcer ] around the globe, the people of boeing are working together, to support and protect all who serve. that's why we're here. ♪ >>> the president's nominee to run the state department, senator john kerry, faced questions before the senate foreign relations committee this week. during his opening remarks, he was interrupted by an anti-war protester, which triggered this personal reply. >> when i first came to washington to testify, i obviously was testifying as part of a gr
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 11:00am PST
. plus, the secretary of state hillary clinton exits the stage, and vice president biden's profile expands. joining me former senator and now incoming president of the heritage foundation, former senator jim demint income. president of the naacp jim jealous. nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. plus, nbc news special correspondent ted koppel. >> "meet the press" is brought to you by the boeing company. we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ and having an investment expert like northern trust by your side makes all the difference. we add precision to your portfolio construction by directly matching your assets and your risk preferences against your own unique life g
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 2:00am EST
president biden profile expands. joining me former senator and now incoming president of the heritage foundation, former senator jim demint income. president of the naacp jim jealous. nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. plus, nbc news special correspondent ted koppel. [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reaction to drugs containing zolpidem, such as ambien. allergic reactions such as shortness of breath or swelling of your tongue or throat may occur and may be fatal. intermezzo should not be taken if you have taken another sleep medicine at bedtime or in the middle of the night or drank alcohol that da
CNBC
Jan 20, 2013 7:30pm EST
money? joining us now, jared bernstein and former chief economist to vice president biden. also with us is a chief investment strategist with blackrock. thank you so much for joining us. >> thanks for inviting us. >> thank you. >> russ, let me kick it off with you. friday, a pretty good rally. is this rally for real? do you think it's sustainable going forward as we continue through this earnings period? >> i think in the short term it is. i think we're probably going to hit a road bump in february. the reason i say that is we've got a lot of flows coming into the market early in the year. people are nervous in december. they're coming back into stocks. that's a good thing over the longer term. we do have some issues coming up. the debt ceiling, obviously one of them. the second question is as we start to get january's economic data, how big of a hit do we have from the tax increases, the expiration, the payroll tax hold darks and what do those numbers, which may be a bit on the soft side, do to stocks? >> absolutely. that is the question of the day, isn't it, jared? the debt ceiling de
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 1:00pm PST
? >> sure. >> okay. just wanted to make sure i heard you right. let's talk about hillary clinton, joe biden and the president of the united states. here's a clip from the "60 minutes" interview. >> you guys, in it the press, are incorageable. i was literally inaugurated four days ago. >> right. >> and you're talking about elections four years from now. >> i am, as you know, i am still secretary of state, so i'm out of politics, and i'm forbidden even from hearing these questions. i think that, you know, look, obviously, the president and i care deeply about what's going to happen for our country in the future. and i don't think, you know, either he or i can make predictions about what's going to happen tomorrow or for the next year. >> hilary, who do you think he would prefer to succeed him, biden or hillary clinton? >> sofie's choice, wolf. two of his favorites. i think the president is hoping he is not going to have to choose between the the two. they'll work it out among themselves. because he has very deep affection for both joe biden and hillary clinton. and, you know, my guess is that
LINKTV
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
god? >> barack obama and his immediate family, a few words, and that was it. president joe biden will -- vice president joe biden will do it tomorrow. here to see the swearing in, a chance for the president to rally the country, because experts say he needs to get americans involved if he has any chance of getting his way. >> he needs to target red states. he needs to target some of these senators out there who could be moved on some of these issues. it could be a brilliant plan if barack obama and execute it properly. >> i hope he turns the country around. gets the economy back on solid ground. and move the progressive agenda floor. >> we have to get the economy going. to many people are unemployed. >> gun control, immigration reform, and deficit reduction. >> monday happens to be a federal holiday in the u.s.. >> what is memorable about this inauguration, it comes on martin luther king's birthday, the holiday we celebrate. he's using martin luther king jr.'s bible. he has got to take off from his great speech, i have a dream, back in 1963. and remember, martin luther king's dre
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 2:00am PST
the bidens. i can't stop loving you >> there was also a special performance by mexico's hottest rock band. i'm here with mana, winners of multiple grammys and latin grammys. so alex, let me ask you, you supported president obama in his re-election this year. so many hispanic americans came out for him. why do you that i happened? >> well, it's very easy. you know, obama and the democrats have the best option for the latinos. immigration reform is on the table. the dream act. so, you know, the latinos here in the united states are so powerful and their voice needs to be heard. they need to be treated as first class citizens. >> reporter: in addition to celebrities, campaign volunteers came from around the country. kelly jacobs traveled from mississippi, literally, wearing her support. how many sequins are on your dress? >> 4,000 total. >> reporter: and these are all done by hand? >> they're antique shield sequ n sequi sequins. >> reporter: a lot of work behind them and ahead if they are to help president obama deliver in the second term. but tonight, it was just time for a good party. >> i
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 3:00am PST
with a question that everybody in washington's asking. are the democrats going to be putting up joe biden for president in 2016? here's how the vice president answered that question when asked yesterday. >> is there any reason you wouldn't run? >> oh, there's a whole lot of reasons why i wouldn't run. i haven't made that decision. and i don't have to make that decision for a while. >> so are you ready to run against hillary clinton in 2016? >> i haven't made that judgment, and hillary hasn't made that judgment, but i can tell you what. everything that should be done over the next two years that i should be part of would have to be done whether i run or i don't run. if this administration is successful, whoever is running as a democrat's better positioned to win. if we're not successful, whoever runs as the nominee is going to be less likely to win. >> you know, mike allen, there are a few reasons why joe biden might not run. one of them that i can think of right off the top of my head is if a meteor crashes into the naval observatory, a la armageddon style, perhaps he wouldn't run. but we
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 9:00am PST
biden shaking hands, jogging along the parade route after the inauguration, was he trying to show he is pretty fit enough to be president in four years? joining us to talk about all of this anna navarra and larry, the director for the center for paul acs at the university of virginia. larry, i want to start off with you. a lot of people say we might be seeing a preview of 2016. folks i have talked to say bill clinton making sure there are no barack obamas around the corner, clearing the way for his wife. can you see any signs? can you read the tea leaves? >> i think people aren't throwing things at the television sets with us talking about 2016. it is going on behind the scenes and hillary clinton obviously is a heavy front runner to be the democratic nominee in 2016 if she wants it. sometimes a person leaves a very intense period in public life and goes into private life and says i would be nuts to get back into the kinds of schedules that she has been keeping. so we'll have to see. if she doesn't run it opens the door to joe biden and governor cuomo of new york and governor maly of
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." today vice president joe biden is bringing the battle of gun control right to the heart of the opposition. >> biden is taking his case right to pro-gun virginia the move comes after democrats in congress rolled out their plans. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. and they started with perhaps the most controversial measure, an assault weapons ban. it was a key component in the recommendations that vice president biden made to the president earlier this month, and this morning, he will be making his case for it in a speech in richmond virginia which gets under way in about an hour. mr. biden is even taking the fight online making his gun control argument thursday in a web chat. >> i'm much less concerned, quite frankly, about what you'd call an assault weapon than i am about magazines and the number of rounds that can be held in a magazine. >> reporter: the bill senate democrats introduce thursday would ban both. it's a tougher version of the assault weapons b
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am EST
michelle obama, vice president biden and his wife, jill biden, will attend the national prayer service at washington national cathedral at 9:45 a.m. eastern. at 1:30 p.m. eastern the house ways and means committee holds a hearing on debt and deficit reduction. examining the history of the debt limit, how past congresses have dealt with the him and whether the constitution provides options to the executive branch when the debt limit is reached. the house is expected to vote wednesday on increasing the nation's current debt limit of nearly $16.5 trillion. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. [applause] >> next, a discussion about gun violence and gun control measures. chicago mayor rahm emanuel was joined by ohio representative stephen latourette at an event hosted by the university of chicago's institute of politics. former nbc nightly news anchor tom brokaw moderated the discussion. it's about an hour and 15 minutes. >> thank you all very much for being here. i've been in this business for a long time,
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 9:00pm EST
of the swearing-in of barack obama nand vice president joe biden. david cameron was scheduled to give a speech last friday but the speech was postponed due to the situation in algeria. in the house of commons last wednesday, he naswered questions about britain's rule in the eu and they talked was about a helicopter crash. this is just over a half hour. >> i am sure the whole house will wish to join me in paying tribute to reginald walker. it is clear to see he was an outstanding soldier and hugely respected and our deepest sent -- a deep sympathies are with his family and friends at this time. so like to mention helicopter crash in central london display but also central london display but also wish to join in sending our thanks to the emergency services for the rapid and professional response to the situation. mr. speaker, this point i had meetings with ministerial and colleagues and others, and in addition to my duties in the south i will have further such meetings later today. >> for too long many women and especially hard working stay-at-home moms have been penalized by th
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 12:00am EST
: david cameron. followed by the swearing-in of barack obama and joe biden. british prime minister david cameron was scheduled to give a speech last friday but the speech was postponed due to the situation in algeria.foreign secretary says the prime minister will deliver the speech this week. in the house of commons last wednesday, he naswered questions about britain's rule in the eu and they talked about the helicopter crash that killed two people. this is just over half an hour. a way that rewards hard work. >> order. questions to the prime minister. >> number one, mrspeake >> thank you, mr. speaker. i'm sure the whole hous will wish to join me in paying tribute to richard reginald walker, 28 engine regiment, attached to 21 engineer regiment. it is clear to see from the tributes paid that he was outstanding soldier and mutual respect. are deep assemblies are are with his family and his friends at this difficult time. mr. speaker, i would also lik to mention helicopter crash in central london display but also central london display but also wish to join in sending our thanks to th
CNBC
Jan 25, 2013 7:00pm EST
president biden and jim from the american nt prize institute. jared, $2.3 trillion a year is a big number and it bothers me that we're corroding the american work effort and we're doing some damage to society with all this dependency. >> i can make you feel much better. first of all, before i got here, i added up social security, medicare and medicaid. i got $1.6 trillion so mr. eberstadt needs to check his numbers. here's the fact -- over 90% of the dollars we spend on entitlements go to three types of people, elderly people, disabled people and people who are working. if you want to tell me people who are retired and benefiting from social security and medicare, if disabled veterans, if people who are retirees who paid into these systems throughout their careers are takers, i'm not going to believe you because i know you're better than that and i know jimmy p. is better than that, too. so let's get away from this taker stuff. the president's right. it just doesn't work. >> go ahead, jimmy. go ahead. >> back about 1935 we had a democratic president franklin roosevelt and when talking abo
CNBC
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
president biden to get this thing through i'm going stand here or i'm sorry sit here and predict that the house republicans will veto it, stop it, stomp on it and we'll be nowhere. do you think this big tax hike could possibly get through? >> it will not get through the house. there's no doubt about it. remember the democrats do have 55 in the senate. and if they are able to get a 51 vote margin, they might be able to pass more taxes. but republicans say we have done the last tax increases that we're going to do. we need a pro growth formula that will create jobs in this country. and that isn't on anybody's agenda in the white house and when i saw the reports of patty murray's memo i thought oh, my gosh why would you think that raising revenue is a way to create more jobs in this country? and republicans in the house will not do it. absolutely. >> so the question is why do it? if you know the gop will veto it and you know, why do it? what's the point? >> let me just say on policy i thought memo was great. i have it here with me. i thought it made all the case that needs be made f
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 4:00pm PST
for vice-president biden and he was sworn in a few hours before noon because justice sonya sotomayor has a new book out and she had to catch a train to get from washington to new york city for a book signing. a pretty good book deal for her to have everybody talking how she had to get to this book signing, harris. >> harris: yeah, if i'm her publicist, i am 'm saying it worked out pretty well. we're learning more about what the president's inaugural speech will look like tomorrow. what will it look like. >> reporter: his top advisors say he's been scratching it out in long hand as he likes to do on yellow legal pads and kicking around with staffers and what not. he has his hands all over the themes, the two big ones, he wants to try to bring washington together on the big divisive issues and he we talked about it four years ago and it hasn't exactly worked out, but he also wants to talk about the public, a call to action, saying you can't just be involved during the the election, you've got to be involved in the big issues after the election and what his aides say following what republi
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 9:00am PST
'm not going to quote joe biden, but that's a big deal. >> it tends to be from coastal places, whether it's silicon valley or corn gi melon, and they tend to flock to democratic leaning candidates and/or causes, so the question is in the amount of time that you have, which is not a lot of time, how do republicans attract those kinds of -- that kind of talent? >> it does require wrestling with some of the fundamental tenants of the party. you are looking at very superficial things. hang-outs on google. immigration reform was the -- was not a controversial issue within the republican party during the george w. bush years where you had vast -- they're not going to core issues about their view of government, of society, of the market, and i think that you see a great deal of desperation instead taking place. you look at what's happening in virginia and pennsylvania and michigan and the places where they're trying to change the rules in order to kind of hang on to some -- their presidential electoral hopes. >> alex, on this question of democracy, i was trying to think of this quote from bobby
PBS
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
not to miss tomorrow. i'll moderate a discussion with vice president biden and others on president obama's proposals to reduce gun violence. the conversation will be a google-plus hangout at 1:45 p.m. eastern time. you can watch it on our site live and if you have questions for the vice president, you can find a link for submitting them by visiting newshour.pbs.org. gwen? >> ifill: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. on thursday, we'll cover the confirmation hearings for senator john kerry, president obama's pick for the next secretary of state. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. we'll see you online and again here tomorrow evening. thank you and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> thi
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 9:00am EST
program. the policy was supported by the simpson-bowles commission, and it was part of the biden-cantor deficit reduction negotiations in 2011. in addition, the democratic members of the house ways and means committee included this idea as part of a set of cost sharing reforms in their 2011 deficit-reduction proposal. the president's own 2011 deficit-reduction package included a similar proposal to reduce costs associated with medigap insurance plans. once again, this is a policy that both democrats and republicans should be willing to get behind. number three, we need to simplify medicare beneficiary cost sharing while protecting seniors from catastrophic health costs. currently medicare and cost paying vary significantly depending on the type of service being provided. beneficiaries now have separate deductibles for inpatient care under part a and for out patient service under part b. this overly complex benefit structure is difficult for beneficiaries to and a half -- navigate. by streamlining the cost sharing and combining a single deductible for part a and part b, we can mak
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
is the development assistance. that is always going to be a vulnerable part of the budget. >> i recall joe biden saying there's a campaign, the only program will cut was foreign aid. tell us your view about how we can kind of put that one on a sustainable basis politically. how can you persuade the public it's being used e officially? what are the things working and those that are not? >> i think the keyword is efficiently. we have the to demonstrate is the money that the taxpayer money being sent overseas for foreign aid is number one in our strategic national interest. and we have to articulate what that interest is. second dpli, i think we have to go beyond just sending the money so it gets depositive its and who leads the country's swiss bank account. we have to demonstrate that money is being effectively used to address certain things. and give george w. bush significant credit for the challenge corporation program for -- [inaudible] in africa. because they set a set of standards they these are our values. these are our standards. if you are able to enforce implement and enforce the standar
FOX Business
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am EST
. this could get awkward. let's talk about our current vice president that joe biden. he was on google chat yesterday calling for more research. why no research into violent films? hollywood is a large supporter of the obama administration. a director has been chosen for the next star wars film. jj williams. the film comes out in 2015. patients. cheryl: i still miss "lost." small business owners have sought compliance with the federal trade commission. they felt that yelp put pressure on small businesses. according to the complaint after a yelp sales call in which a business owner to decided to the client and add. no member of the team will be tempted to "game the system." there is the stock. up $0.13 today. dennis: regulation nation. why new rules may force the porn business to leave california. we have the vivid ceo coming up. cheryl: take a look at some of the winners on the nasdaq today. as you can see, apple still is not one of the names. starbucks is there. ♪ officemax can help you drive supply costs down... and down. use your maxperks card and get a 10-ream case of officemax multiu
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
was exactly that, that president biden -- president -- vice president biden and president obama negotiated, a combination of revenues and reductions. all the lee amendment does is reduce again. he does not offer one new penny to pay for this. he wants to cut it from veterans. he wants to cut it from firefighters. he wants to cut it for police officers. i'm not going to join him in that. it's a wrongheaded approach. if we want to find a way to pay for disasters, i'll show up and negotiate with anybody. but it's not going to be just by cutting defense budget or discretionary budget. it's going to be about either raising some additional revenues and cutting. you will have me. until then, put me down as a "no." and i'm going to suggest to all of my colleagues today that they vote "no" on the lee amendment, if we get to these votes, and "yes" on the underlying bill. one more word, two minutes, about the underlying bill because the senators from the region know it much better than i do. i agree with the chairman from maryland, the senate bill was far more -- far better in some ways. not only did
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am PST
biden was there. also joining the conversation were experts studying gun safety. after the worst school shooting in u.s. history, the virginia tech massacre in 2007. let's go to white house correspondent dan lothian. dan, what specifically was discussed during this round table? >> reporter: victor, first of all, i should point out this was a closed door meeting. afterwards, the vice president did sort of lay out some of the themes that they all discussed including universal background checks, that is something the administration has been pushing for ever since that shooting that happened in connecticut, they wouldn't to make sure no matter where you're buying a weapon, whether it is in a private sale, a gun show, that there is this background check that takes place. the vice president also says they talked about the mental health issues and the lack of mental health professionals to adequately deal with this problem. we have heard this as well and something the president talked about, one of his initiatives in curbing gun violence, a database to better understand the people who are out
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